Farmington Public Schools investigate social media posts about teacher from former students outside district
FARMINGTON, Mich. A teacher with the Farmington Public Schools district has been placed on paid administrative leave as the district investigates social media posts that were made about the teacher by former students of another school district. A statement sent to Local 4 News from Farmington school district officials did not specify what was said in the posts, but said they became aware of the posts on Aug. 21. District officials said while the posts and its allegations were not made by Farmington Public Schools students, the district has initiated an internal investigation to thoroughly review the allegations to ensure the safety and security of our students, which remains our top priority.The teacher will remain on leave pending the internal investigation. The district said the issue was also referred to law enforcement. The district said virtual instruction will last for all K-12 students until at least Oct. 30.
Protesters demand answers in Priscilla Slaters death at Harper Woods mayors home
HARPER WOODS, Mich. Michigan State Police have launched an investigation into the death of 38-year-old Priscilla Slater. Slater was found unresponsive in a holding cell Wednesday after being arrested in connection with a shooting incident on Tuesday. READ: 38-year-old woman dies in holding cell in Harper Woods; cause unknownPolice said two supervisors and four civilian aids in the Harper Woods Police Department are on administrative leave as MSP launches its investigation. Protesters said the six employees being placed on leave wasnt good enough and that Slaters family deserves answers. Harper Woods officials said the cause of Slaters death wont be known until the autopsy report is completed.
City personnel on administrative leave after woman dies in police custody in Harper Woods
HARPER WOODS, Mich. Director of Public Safety for Harper Woods Vincent Smith announced Sunday that six public safety personnel have been placed on administrative leave following the mysterious death of Priscilla Slater last week. READ: 38-year-old woman dies in holding cell in Harper Woods; cause unknownAccording to officials medics immediately attempted to revive Slater but were unsuccessful. Harper Woods officials say that four civilian aides and two supervisors in the public safety department have been placed on administrative leave as of Sunday afternoon. Protesters gathered around Harper Woods City Hall on Friday to demand answers regarding Slaters death. MORE: Protest held after 38-year-old woman dies in holding cell in Harper WoodsProtesters gathered again on Sunday to demand answers.